GSX Blog

Why You Need a Monitoring Solution for Coexistence Packages

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Tue, May 02, 2017

When organizations migrate from Domino to their new on-premises,
cloud, or hybrid Microsoft Exchange environment, there is a period of
time when users and applications exist on both platforms.
IT administrators know this is a precarious state to be in.

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Tags: Migration, office 365 migration, Domino migration, GSX Coexistence Monitoring, Messaging Coexistence, Coexistence Package

The MSP Strategy Post Migration Wave for Office 365

Posted by Mahesh Siddamsetty on Thu, Feb 09, 2017

The wave of migration to Microsoft Office 365 has progressed aggressively, supported by the active partner ecosystem. There have been numerous advantages to moving to Office 365. Organizations with complex messaging and collaboration infrastructures have also made the move to cloud, and have been successful in implementation due to strong technical expertise from Microsoft and Service providers.

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Tags: Migration, Office 365, Managed Service Provider, MSP, cloud migration, office 365 health, office 365 performance, office 365 migration

How do you measure success of your Office 365 migration?

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Thu, Jan 19, 2017

When you invest in Office 365, the next step is to embark on a successful migration so that your business processes go on without interruption. Many organizations fail to realize just how important this is. Take, for example, an insurance company that just started on their Office 365 migration project by migrating 500 mailboxes per night. Some recently migrated users start complaining that there is content missing from their folders, and their mailboxes are unavailable. The number of help desk calls is rising fast, and the organization is only troubleshooting as a reactive measure. The insurance company sees a big impact on their business line productivity.

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Tags: Cloud, Migration, Office 365, office 365 reporting, Usage Diagnostics, office 365 reports

GSX, the watchful eye for all IT administrators!

Posted by Meryll Moreau on Thu, Apr 30, 2015

GSX is the watchful eye for all IT administrators, letting them manage the quality of service (QoS) of their business applications. That being said, let's take a step back analyze the day-to-day challenges facing IT administrators.

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Tags: QoS, Migration, MDM, Office 365, Exchange, BES12, Blackberry, cloud migration, EMM, Exchange protocols

Metavis and GSX teams up on complex Microsoft Exchange projects

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Thu, Jan 15, 2015

In spite of cloud technologies, hybrid deployments being talked on by experts … around the coffee machines, the truth is that we all know how complex these deployments are. Even worse, lack of comprehensive planning will result in higher costs, delays and management being unhappy.

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Tags: Migration, IT cost optimization, Hybrid cloud monitoring, Exchange monitoring, GSX Partners, Cloud monitoring

Drive User adoption and boost ROI of SharePoint

Posted by Alice Vibert on Mon, Sep 15, 2014

SharePoint's rapid adoption in the business community has created additional challenges for companies especially within the IT department. Since 2007, Microsoft has done an incredible research work to understand administrators’ main challenges regarding opportunities and threats when managing a collaboration environment successfully.

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Tags: Migration, remote monitoring, SPTechCon 2014, SharePoint Monitoring, Microsoft SharePoint, SharePoint Performance

Implement a Secure Messaging System Migration

Posted by Meryll Moreau on Wed, Oct 09, 2013

There are various challenges you can face when planning a migration, and it can be a struggle to ensure security and effectiveness while maintaining productivity and avoiding major issues. This Atos Case Study is the story of how one of our Partners successfully conducted a migration for their customer, a major bank (with confidential financial information tightly integrated into its messaging system).

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Tags: Exchange Migration, SCOM, application performance monitoring, Migration, server performance, Server monitoring, server availability, cost optimization, SharePoint, Exchange, High Availability

Validation of Architecture Sizing

Posted by Meryll Moreau on Fri, Sep 20, 2013

After finishing a migration or deployment, a final stress test can be conducted to reveal how the platform will support potential loads. It’s critical to understand if your architecture design can withstand the company’s needs to avoid risking the health of your environment.

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Tags: GSX Monitor, Migration, Audit, Architecture Sizing

Migrating and Co-Existence between Messaging Systems

Posted by Meryll Moreau on Mon, Jul 29, 2013

Most of the time, migrating environments means learning how to find a balance between your messaging platforms. IBM and Microsoft provide tools to reduce the impact of using both systems, however this is not enough to proactively manage both environments.

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Tags: Exchange Migration, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes, Domino, IBM, SCOM, Migration, SharePoint